Title: Deep Surrendering (Episode 1)
Author: Chelsea M. Cameron
Expected Release Date: March 20th 2014
Genre: Contemporary Adult Novella Series (set in the world of Sweet Surrendering)
She’s all about rules. He lives by none but his own. When these two meet, the results could be disastrous.
When Marisol Everly’s friend Rory sets her up with Fin Herald, Marisol doesn’t expect that it will amount to anything, but that was before she saw Fin’s searing blue eyes and mischievous smile. Not to mention, he seems absolutely fascinated by her mundane life. He’s everything that a girl could want, but there’s something else that ripples under the surface of his flirty behavior. Something darker. Something that fascinates Marisol, but scares her at the same time. Is she willing to risk falling into an abyss she might not get out of?
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Intriguing first episode.
I have to say that I was a bit hesitant about this story, mainly because I found the blurb to be vague. But this is Chelsea Cameron and I’ve come to enjoy her books, so I took the plunge.
Thankfully, I was pleasantly surprised. I found that I was immediately drawn into the story. Fin and Marisol seemed like such opposite characters that I couldn’t help but be curious about what was to come for them both. Especially when Fin started acting strange. That certainly caught my eye.
My only complaint and I wouldn’t even call it that but I can’t find the right word at the moment (damn that Spanish-speaking brain of mine!), was that I couldn’t see the connection between them. Yes, they had chemistry abound, but I couldn’t feel any type of immediate connection. But since this is a serial and the story is bound to be expanded, I am hoping for it to be explored more as the story unfolds in the continuing episodes.
All in all, a great start to a serial with plenty of chemistry between the characters and an intriguing storyline that has me anticipating what is coming next.
*I received an ARC copy of this title in exchange of my honest opinion.
About the Author
Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world’s worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car and tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by Neil Gaiman). She has a degree in journalism from the University of Maine, Orono that she promptly abandoned to write about the people in her own head. More often than not, these people turn out to be just as weird as she is.
Her New Adult Contemporary Romance titles include My Favorite Mistake, which has been bought by Harlequin along with a sequel, Deeper We Fall and Faster We Burn (April 20, 2013)
Her Young Adult books include Nocturnal, Nightmare and Neither, the first three books in The Noctalis Chronicles. The fourth and final book, Neverend will be out in 2013. Whisper, the first in The Whisper Trilogy is also available, with the second book in the series, Silence and the final book, LIsten coming out in 2014.